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Myanmar President visits Taj Mahal

Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw on Sunday visited the Taj Mahal on the second leg of his four-day trip to India.

Myanmar president pardons 63 political prisoners: Watchdog

Myanmar president pardons 63 political prisoners: Watchdog

A presidential pardon published this morning said 83 people would be freed, but it did not specify how many were political prisoners.

Myanmar Parliament holds historic presidential election

Myanmar Parliament holds historic presidential election

Myanmar is in the grip of a stunning transformation from an isolated and repressed pariah state to a rapidly opening aspiring democracy.

Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president, hints Myanmar media

Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president, hints Myanmar media

Two pro-government television channels say that "positive results" could come out of negotiations between Myanmar's military chief and Aung San Suu Kyi on suspending a constitutional clause that prevents her from becoming the president.

Suu Kyi urges patience over Myanmar presidency decision

Aung San Suu Kyi tried on Wednesday to calm nerves over Myanmar's tense political

Myanmar president warns of Arab Spring-style violence

A video posted on the Facebook page of Myanmar's president, raising the spectre of bloodshed and chaos akin to the Arab Spring aftermath if it loses power in Sunday's polls, has drawn an angry response on social media.

Muslim groups sue Myanmar president

A coalition of Muslim groups has filed suit in New York against Myanmar President Thein Sein and other government officials for alleged crimes against the Rohingya minority, which they say amount to genocide.